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5 AND 6, WESTFIELD COTTAGES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 5 AND 6, WESTFIELD COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1125564

Location

5 AND 6, WESTFIELD COTTAGES

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Medmenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jan-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47044

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MEDMENHAM WESTFIELD COTTAGES SU 78 SE 7/161 Nos. 5 and 6 (formerly listed under Nos. 1-12) 21.10.77 GV II Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Circa 1900. Probahly by Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Lower storey of red brick in English bond with dentil string arched over doors, and battered buttresses flanking front; upper storey rendered and colourwashed, half-hipped plain tile roof; central brick chimney with off-set cap. One storey and attic, 2 bays. Ground floor has 4-light barred wooden casements with leaded top-lights, chamfered and off-set brick sills, and stop-chamfered wooden lintels. Attic has 3-light barred wooden casements in gabled dormers with richly carved and cusped bargeboards. Board doors to left and right, with moulded brick surrounds and semi-circular brick arches over painted terracotta tympana of local Medmenham ware. Tympana illustrate the labours of the months May and June, No.5 showing yoked horses harrowing, No.6 showing the corn harvest. Doors retain original brass handles and numbers. These 2 cottages are part of a set of 12.

Listing NGR: SU7984084544

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National Grid Reference: SU 79840 84544

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